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Freshwater Pearls

Unlike other gems, the pearl is born of water and living creatures. Pearls begin as a foreign body embedded within a mollusk's shell. The animal's defense against the foreign body is to form a protective layer of nacre around the intruder. The culturing process simply entails planting a "seed" within the mollusk, normally either a plastic bead or a small piece of shell, nature takes its course and another pearl is born. Our cultured freshwater pearls come in an ever growing variety of shapes, sizes and colors, so whatever your fashion preference you are sure to find the pearl to suit your needs. Ancient beliefs about the origin of the pearl include: moonlight filled dewdrops and Aphrodite's tears of joy. Although not technically a stone, pearl is one of June's birthstones. Currently, the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Also be sure to check out our freshwater pearl mixtures and our flawlessly crafted glass pearls by Jablonex and crystal pearls by Swarovski.

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Pearl Coin With Nubs White Aurora Borealis Finish 20mm
Picture of 97FP612, Pearl Coin With Nubs White Aurora Borealis Finish 20mm
97FP612

1 ST $31.95 ($31.95 per ST)

2 ST $52.40 ($26.20 per ST)

3 ST $66.00 ($22.00 per ST)

4 ST $84.65 ($21.16 per ST)

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Long Flat Biwa Pearl Cream 10x25mm Average
Picture of 98FP612-FB, Long Flat Biwa Pearl Cream 10x25mm Average
98FP612-FB

1 ST $17.50 ($17.50 per ST)

2 ST $26.30 ($13.15 per ST)

4 ST $42.05 ($10.51 per ST)

6 ST $60.60 ($10.10 per ST)

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Long Flat Biwa Pearl Peach 10x25mm Average
Picture of 98FP632-FB, Long Flat Biwa Pearl Peach 10x25mm Average
98FP632-FB

1 ST $19.97 ($19.97 per ST)

2 ST $30.60 ($15.30 per ST)

3 ST $36.75 ($12.25 per ST)

4 ST $47.10 ($11.78 per ST)

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Pearl Flatback Nugget Petrol Blue 8-10mm
Picture of 98FP667-FB, Pearl Flatback Nugget Petrol Blue 8-10mm
98FP667-FB

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Pearl Keshi Nugget Green Brown Silver 9-13mm
Picture of 99FP525-KN, Pearl Keshi Nugget Green Brown Silver 9-13mm
99FP525-KN

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Pearl Thin Biwa Style Grey 25-45mm
Picture of 99FP602-TB, Pearl Thin Biwa Style Grey 25-45mm
99FP602-TB

1 ST $31.95 ($31.95 per ST)

2 ST $48.90 ($24.45 per ST)

3 ST $66.00 ($22.00 per ST)

4 ST $84.65 ($21.16 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style White 16-25mm
Picture of 99FP612-B2, Pearl Biwa Style White 16-25mm
99FP612-B2

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $27.50 ($13.75 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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Biwa Style Pearl Flat Drop Cream 15-22mm
Picture of 99FP612-B3, Biwa Style Pearl Flat Drop Cream 15-22mm
99FP612-B3

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $35.85 ($17.93 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Biwa Style Pearl Drop Cream 15-22mm Average
Picture of 99FP612-BT, Biwa Style Pearl Drop Cream 15-22mm Average
99FP612-BT

1 ST $30.15 ($30.15 per ST)

2 ST $45.25 ($22.62 per ST)

3 ST $54.25 ($18.08 per ST)

4 ST $69.55 ($17.39 per ST)

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Biwa Style Pearl Drop Cream 25-32mm Average
Picture of 99FP613-BT, Biwa Style Pearl Drop Cream 25-32mm Average
99FP613-BT

1 ST $42.95 ($42.95 per ST)

2 ST $71.05 ($35.52 per ST)

3 ST $95.95 ($31.98 per ST)

4 ST $123.00 ($30.75 per ST)

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Pearl Thin Biwa Style 2 Hole Cream 25-40
Picture of 99FP614-2T, Pearl Thin Biwa Style 2 Hole Cream 25-40
99FP614-2T

1 ST $31.95 ($31.95 per ST)

2 ST $48.90 ($24.45 per ST)

3 ST $66.00 ($22.00 per ST)

4 ST $84.65 ($21.16 per ST)

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Pearl Corner Biwa Style 20-30mm Cream
Picture of 99FP615-CB, Pearl Corner Biwa Style 20-30mm Cream
99FP615-CB

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Pumpkin
Picture of 99FP633-B, Pearl Biwa Style 18-28mm Pumpkin
99FP633-B

1 ST $10.95 ($10.95 per ST)

2 ST $16.50 ($8.25 per ST)

3 ST $19.80 ($6.60 per ST)

6 ST $38.10 ($6.35 per ST)

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Pearl Corner Biwa Style 25-40mm Bronze
Picture of 99FP656-CB, Pearl Corner Biwa Style 25-40mm Bronze
99FP656-CB

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Biwa Style Pearl Purple/brown 12-25mm
Picture of 99FP657-1B, Biwa Style Pearl Purple/brown 12-25mm
99FP657-1B

1 ST $7.50 ($7.50 per ST)

2 ST $11.00 ($5.50 per ST)

3 ST $13.20 ($4.40 per ST)

8 ST $33.85 ($4.23 per ST)

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Pearl Corner Biwa Style Dark Bronze 20-35
Picture of 99FP657-CB, Pearl Corner Biwa Style Dark Bronze 20-35
99FP657-CB

1 ST $21.95 ($21.95 per ST)

2 ST $36.70 ($18.35 per ST)

3 ST $46.20 ($15.40 per ST)

4 ST $59.25 ($14.81 per ST)

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Cross Shaped Pearl Brown Assorted
Picture of 99FP657-CR, Cross Shaped Pearl Brown Assorted
99FP657-CR

5 PC $2.30 ($0.46 per PC)

10 PC $3.45 ($0.35 per PC)

40 PC $11.00 ($0.28 per PC)

120 PC $31.75 ($0.26 per PC)

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Biwa Pearl Drop Forest Green 4x28mm Average
Picture of 99FP682-BT, Biwa Pearl Drop Forest Green 4x28mm Average
99FP682-BT

1 ST $34.20 ($34.20 per ST)

2 ST $51.25 ($25.62 per ST)

3 ST $61.50 ($20.50 per ST)

4 ST $78.85 ($19.71 per ST)

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Pearl Biwa Style 20-30mm Sage Soft Green
Picture of 99FP683-B, Pearl Biwa Style 20-30mm Sage Soft Green
99FP683-B

1 ST $18.35 ($18.35 per ST)

2 ST $27.50 ($13.75 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.30 ($10.57 per ST)

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Pearl Keshi Teal Green 6-8mm
Picture of 99FP685-K, Pearl Keshi Teal Green 6-8mm
99FP685-K

1 ST $17.99 ($17.99 per ST)

2 ST $28.20 ($14.10 per ST)

3 ST $33.00 ($11.00 per ST)

4 ST $42.00 ($10.50 per ST)

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